Extracting MSI's

Mike Hearn mike at navi.cx
Mon Jul 5 08:15:44 CDT 2004


Wine needs its own implementation of MSI.DLL really, MSIs include far more
than just files and typically take care of registry entries, OLE
registration and so on.

Mike and Aric are currently working on that.

thanks -mike

On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 12:56:45 +0100, Gearoid Donnellan wrote:
> I dont know much about Wine but a friend of mine mentioned that I
> could be of some help in this area. It could be possible for me to
> create a script that will read an MSI and then recreate the directory
> structure needed to run a windows application in wine automaticallly.
> I was just wondering if anyone was working on anything similar or had
> any views on the issue? I am still unsure as to whether or not its
> possible but I am looking into it.

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